formyl

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noun for·myl \ˈfȯr-ˌmil\

Definition of formyl

  1. :  the radical HCO− of formic acid that is also characteristic of aldehydes

Origin and Etymology of formyl

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1859


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formyl

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noun for·myl \ˈfȯr-ˌmil\

Medical Definition of formyl

  1. :  the radical HCO− of formic acid that is also characteristic of aldehydes


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